Skip to main content

Rag Radio 2012-06-22 - Gail & Betsy Leondar-Wright on Gay Marriage & Social Justice


Published June 22, 2012


Gail and Betsy Leondar-Wright, who have been together since 1991, were among the first same-sex couples to be legally married in the United States -- on May 23, 2004, in Arlington, Massachusetts, the week the state made same-sex marriage legal. We discuss their marriage, the gay marriage and LGBT movements in America, and the larger issues of class and progressive social change to which they are committed.

Gail Leondar-Wright is the founder of gail leondar public relations, which promotes progressive books. She has publicized over 600 titles on sustainability, peace, economic justice, and human rights. Betsy Leondar-Wright, an economic justice activist, is the Project Director for the nonprofit organization, Class Action. She is the author of Class Matters: Cross-Class Alliance Building for Middle-Class Activists and the co-author of The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide. She holds a PhD in sociology from Boston College.

Host and Producer of Rag Radio: Thorne Dreyer; Engineer and Co-Producer: Tracey Schulz. Rag Radio (koop.org/ragradio) is produced in the studios of KOOP 91.7-FM, an all-volunteer, cooperatively-run community radio station in Austin, Texas, in association with The Rag Blog (theragblog.blogspot.com) and the New Journalism Project, a Texas 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Running time: 53:11.


Date 2012-06-22


Reviews

There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review.
Download Options
1.4M
JPEG
27.8M
OGG VORBIS
7.4K
TORRENT
97.4M
VBR M3U
97.4M
VBR MP3
-
VBR ZIP
In Collection
Community Audio
Uploaded by
RagRadio
on 6/22/2012
Views
170
PEOPLE ALSO FOUND
Community Audio
by Rag Radio
8
0
0
Community Audio
by Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
59
0
0
Community Audio
by Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
14
0
0
Community Audio
by Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
16
0
0
Community Audio
by Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
55
0
0
Community Audio
by Rag Radio
17
0
0
Community Audio
by Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
39
0
0